Benoit’s Picnic Lunch Box; Free Coffee at Café Quatrième at the Fourth

• Alain Ducasse’s Benoit is offering a ready-made picnic lunch box with a niçoise-style tuna sandwich, fruit tart, and iced tea or cilantro-strawberry lemonade for just $19. It’s available through Labor Day. [Grub Street]

Olio e Piú is now open 24/7! Dinner for breakfast has never been this easy. [Grub Street]

• To celebrate the opening of Café Quatrième at the Fourth, the restaurant is offering a complimentary coffee drink with any purchase for guests who check in on Foursquare. The deal is available tomorrow through July 20. [Grub Street]

Shalom Japan is revving up for an opening later this summer, and this interview provides a sneak preview of a few of the dishes, like challah with sake kasu. [The Jew & the Carrot]

• In this week’s installment of MR PORTER.COM’s “The Way I Cook,” model and pastry chef Sam Homan makes a coconut cream and chocolate pie with oreo crust and caramel glaze. Check out the video here. [Grub Street]

• The mixologists at Prospect have whipped up a new cocktail using Prairie vodka and are bottling it in house. It’s available at the bar for $10.[Grub Street]